Found 4 collections related to African American children -- New York (State) -- New York

Riverdale Children's Association (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 300
2 linear feet
The Riverdale Children's Association was founded by a group of Quakers in 1836 as the Colored Orphan Asylum in New York City, the first institution in the United States dedicated to the care of African American children. The Asylum organized its... more
Key Women of America, Inc
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 252
1 linear foot
Organization founded by Bertha Nelms Harris in 1954, initially to assist in securing foster and adoptive homes for homeless children in New York City. Later it became involved in many other community projects through its national and international... more
Howard Memorial Fund (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 126
15.2 linear feet (13 RC's, I AB, 5 print-boxes)
The Howard Orphanage and Industrial School records consist principally of administrative records dealing with fund raising and financial matters. The majority of the Administration series is correspondence from the office of President L.... more
Dinkins, Joyce, 1930-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 543
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Joyce Dinkins, wife of New York City's first African-American mayor, David Dinkins, founded the "Reading is Recreation" program (1991), a citywide literacy program for school children. The collection consists of three scrapbooks containing... more